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    • Corruption 

      Banerjee, Abhijit; Hanna, Rema N.; Mullainathan, Sendhil (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      In this paper, we provide a new framework for analyzing corruption in public bureaucracies. The standard way to model corruption is as an example of moral hazard, which then leads to a focus on better monitoring and stricter ...
    • Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia 

      Hanna, Rema N.; Alatas, Vivi; Banerjee, Abhijit; Chandrasekhar, Arun G.; Olken, Benjamin A. (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      We use a unique data-set from Indonesia on what individuals know about the income distribution in their village to test theories such as Jackson and Rogers (2007) that link information aggregation in networks to the structure ...